The Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department
of Education, has issued a notice in the May 30, 2017, Federal
Register [PDF] inviting applications for the Education Research and Special
Education Research Grant Programs in the fiscal year (FY) 2018. Deadlines for
submissions are listed in the notice.
The National Center for Education Research (NCER) will hold
several competitions related to education research; education research and
development centers; partnerships and collaborations focused on problems of
practice or policy; and low-cost, short duration evaluation of education
The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER)
will also hold several competitions on special education research; research
training programs in special education; low-cost, short duration evaluation of
special education interventions; and research networks focused on critical
problems of policy and practice in special education.
The purpose of awarding these grants is to provide national
leadership by expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of (1)
developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at
risk for a disability, and (2) education outcomes for all students from early
childhood education through postsecondary and adult education. The Institute’s
research grant programs are designed to provide individuals with reliable and
valid information about education practices that support learning and improve
academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students.
For more information, contact Catherine D. Clarke, ASHA's
director of education and regulatory advocacy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-624-5953.